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The “best job” of 2023 pays more than $100,000, does not require a college degree and can be done remotely


The well-known employment platform Indeed compiled data on the best-paid jobs in the United States, with more flexibilities and more future, to choose the most attractive job so far this year. What is it and what companies are hiring?

By Morgan Smith -


Although a growing wave of layoffs is spreading through Silicon Valley, the most attractive job in the current market is precisely in the technology field:


web developer or full


stack developer

Opportunities for professionals specialized in this area occupy the first position in the annual ranking of the "best jobs" in the United States, carried out by the Indeed platform.

This job was selected by Indeed as "Best" of 2023 thanks to a strong growth outlook for at least the next 10 years and strong demand across multiple industries.

Indeed also evaluated other criteria such as salary and how likely it is to work remotely or hybridly. 

[Google joins the wave of layoffs in the technology sector and will cut 12,000 jobs worldwide]

This job is not only well-paying —

the median annual salary is $129,637, according to Indeed

— but it also offers a lot of flexibility.

At least 50% of the ads for this job include options to do it remote or hybrid.

The demand for


developers , whose responsibilities include building the




of a website or application, writing code, and maintaining


, has transcended the tech sector in recent months. 

Google announces the layoff of 12,000 employees, 6% of its global workforce

Jan 21, 202301:46

“We're seeing the highest availability and job opportunity for


developers , nearly twice as many as any other role on this list,” says Kristen Shah, Indeed's careers expert.

“Every company today is a technology company, and these developers possess a unique set of skills that can benefit companies beyond the technology industry.”

The health, education, finance, e-commerce and government sectors need


developers to build their online presence.

Here are some of the employers that are hiring these professionals “like crazy,” according to Megan Slabinski, a Seattle-based tech jobs expert at Robert Half.  

[Microsoft announces thousands of layoffs and adds to a wave of cuts in technology companies that already affects more than 60,000]

Slabinski explains that


developers are especially useful for employers, as they set themselves apart from other tech talent by being able to fill the roles of three employees:




development, and application support. 

“Increasingly, companies are hiring


developers to reduce the number of employees on their application, development or web teams in general,” he adds.

“They have a deep understanding of web applications: they can be versatile, work on a wide variety of projects, and

find creative solutions to technical problems


You can become a full-stack developer without the need for a college degree.Kanok Sulaiman / Getty Images

While the pace and frequency of digital transformation have been steadily increasing over the past decade, the COVID-19 pandemic “gave gas to traditional business organization models and accelerated this trend,” says Slabinski. 

A person can become a


developer without needing a college degree.

["Companies are withdrawing job offers and making cutbacks."

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Hiring managers typically prioritize technical expertise over academic background

, Slabinski says, looking for skills like writing code, using programming languages ​​like Python or Javascript, and designing apps or websites on the resume. 

If you're interested in picking up some basic technical knowledge, you can do so through online courses, coding bootcamps, or certification courses.

Source: telemundo

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